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Can't check one of my Google emails

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Post Posted July 29th, 2020, 11:38 am

"Sending of password for user xxxxx@gmail.com did not succeed. Mail server pop.googlemail.com responded: Web login required: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/78754"

I've used this email for years on Thunderbird, over the last few days I keep getting the above err message. My other Google mail addresses are working fine.

Through the web browser, I can get into this email acct. Maybe Thunderbird has a glitch and not sending the pw?

Any ideas on how to fix this, it just started for no apparent reason.

Thanks
Last edited by DanRaisch on July 29th, 2020, 1:52 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Email address obsured per forum rules. http://forums.mozillazine.org/faq.php?mode=rules#f4r4

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Post Posted July 29th, 2020, 1:53 pm

That may be Google trying to force you to use their proprietary email authentication system. https://support.google.com/accounts/ans ... 0255?hl=en

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Post Posted August 5th, 2020, 10:54 am

I had much the same problem with one of my gmail accounts:- password and user name correct but could not download emails.

I ended up deleting the account in TB and set up the account again. Everything works perfectly again.

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